Feeding your faith in a world of fear

The Orant | 12/9/2019 | Staff
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I hate watching the news. It’s not that I don’t like to know what is happening in the world, it is the way the news is told through messages of fear. Every day I hear about new atrocities and terrors that threaten the destruction of my life, my family, my community, or my planet.

The feelings of helplessness I get make me want to tune it all out. I feel like if I just ignore the fears and problems of the world, they will all go away. This strategy might work for the ostrich, hiding his head in the sand; but it’s not the right response for people of faith.

Fear - Faith

Rather than responding in fear, we are called to respond in faith.

Psalm 56:3 “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”

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